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My Community is…

My Community is…

The DEN kicked off Teacher Appreciation Week tonight at Discovery Headquarters with a very special screening with our friends at BYkids of “My Country is Tibet” – a documentary created by Namgyal Wanchuk who was coronated by the Dalai Lama, and recognized as a descended of the Tibetan Dharma Kings. Following the screening, students, teachers, parents

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BASA Bootcamp Resources

We had a great day of hands-on fun learning all about the essentials for administrators when it comes to digital media, social media, Common Core resources, productivity tools and more.  A special thanks to Dwight Carter (@Dwight_Carter) for leading a session on how his school uses social tools to connect with students and the community.

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BYOC to PETE&C

Bring Your Own Curiosity to PETE&C and tap into the collective brain! Sunday, February 10, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA Register here today! 8:00 AM – Registration 9:00 AM – Welcome and Kickoff 9:30 AM – Session 1 Discovery Education STREAMING 101 with Matt Monjan Discovery Education Science TECHBOOK:

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Vote for your favorite DENmas Tree!

As part of the #DENmas season, I sent some supplies to the team and challenged them to create a #DENmas tree.  The results speak for themselves.  What do you think?  Vote for your favorite three #DENmas trees that were created by our team.  The winner will get a $25 gift card to Denny’s. Click here

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Tundra Connections: Change the World!

Last week I was in Churchill for the first week of the Polar Bears International® (PBI) Tundra Connections webcasts.  This week, Kyle Schutt, who works closely on our STEM programs like Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, is on Tundra Buggy One moderating the webcasts with a fantastic group of scientists. This week the focus of the

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Tundra Connections Start Today!

 The Polar Bears International® Tundra Connections webcasts start today.  Join us to learn from leading scientists while polar bears roam around outside. To support your discussions about these webcasts, Patti Duncan has put together an amazing wiki with lessons (K-12) that correspond to the webcasts. Check it out at: http://depbitundraconnections.wikispaces.com See you later today! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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What Do You Want For Your Students?

I had the privilege of spending the day in Miami with 70+ members of the district’s leadership team.  Curriculum specialists, instructional coaches, classroom teachers, and more dived right in to a discussion about what they want to see for their students.  I thought it would be fun (and funny) to share the products they developed

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